Hero K12 Announces Equity Partner, $150M of Available Capital for Expanded EdTech Platform

06/19/2017 on The Learning Counsel

Hero K12 announced an equity financing investment from BV Investment Partners (BV). The partnership provides Hero K12 over $150 million of capital to deploy towards its EdTech growth plans…Read full article here.

Virtual Field Trips Emerge as a Key Workforce Development Tool

By Mark Niederhauer
06/12/2017 on Advanced Manufacturing

…We found the perfect solution to both of our needs in Nepris, a platform that connects students with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals through online video conferences…Read full article here.

Miami Lakes student behavior software company receives investment from private equity fund

By  Keith Larsen
06/20/2017 on South Florida Business Journal

A Miami Lakes-based software company received an equity investment from a large private equity firm, providing the company with more than $150 million in capital to use for acquisitions…Read full article here.

Hero K12 Rounds Up $150 Million to Acquire Other Ed Tech Companies

By Sri Ravipati
06/19/17 on THE Journal

Hero K12 wants to support the full journey of a student throughout school. Today, the Florida-based company revealed it has received $150 million in equity investment funding to acquire other education technology companies and to continue building a data-driven platform that helps foster a positive school culture…Read full article here.

Stepping Stones 2.0 from ORIGO: K-6 Comprehensive, Blended Math Program

By Michael Karlin
06/11/2017 on EdTech Roundup

Stepping Stones 2.0 from ORIGO Education is a K-6 math program that offers both online and in-person/physical components.  It’s an excellent, customizable resource that elementary teachers can use to provide students with an enormous variety of interactive math lessons, all of which are aligned to Common Core Standards…Read full article here.

Inspiring: Technology flips a school’s culture from negative to positive

By Dennis Pierce
06/09/2017 on eSchoolNews

…Cedar Creek Middle School in Texas is flipping that idea on its head, using a student behavior management platform called Hero to track positive as well as negative behaviors in real time—and school leaders are noticing a significant change in student conduct, and overall school culture, as a result…Read full article here.